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Invasive Plant Removal Day - Dora Kelley Park

Title:Invasive Plant Removal Day - Dora Kelley Park
Date & Time:Sat May 5, 2012 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Dora Kelley Nature Park, 5750 Sanger Ave.
Adjacent to the Jerome Buddie Ford Nature Center
Event Details:In the City of Alexandria, the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities, Natural Resources Division; Department of T&ES, Office of Environmental Quality; and Ford Nature Center have partnered together to maximize the City’s efforts in eradicating invasive exotic species. The ongoing restoration work at the following sites are some of many invasive exotic plant removal and stream clean-up efforts in Alexandria sponsored by the City and its partners, including the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust; Arlington Regional Master Naturalists; Virginia Native Plant Society, National Park Service; T.C. Williams High School, George Washington Middle School, and Alexandria City Public Schools; Episcopal High School; Volunteer Alexandria; various civic groups, neighborhood associations, and residents; and others. Through these collaborative efforts, the City typically hosts several large-scale, volunteer invasive exotic plant removal workdays each year, as well as numerous ongoing projects.
Contact Person:Rod Simmons
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Cleanup, Community Event, Eco-City, Open Space, Parks, Recreation, Streams

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